Category: Movie


So once again I find myself watching movies in genres I know I have a problematic past with. After reviewing Thor, you’d think that I’d leave the super-hero genre alone for a while. Such was not the case when I noticed Kick-Ass was available to view in my Netflix. I had heard a lot about […]


What is it about revenge that so captivates us? Why is it that in movie after movie we see the good guy wronged, the bad guy gloating, and then the good guy destroying the bad guy in some way? This seems to be a story that has long fascinated society. It is a story that is as old as time and it never ceases to stroke our love of seeing justice meted out. But is that all there is to it? Oldboy would like to take on that question and then beat you with it.


Ok, ok. So I’m late to the party for this one. Everyone and their brother has seen Thor already, especially since Avengers came out. I for one, had not. Partly because I’m too lazy to pay money to see a movie in theaters and partly because comic book movies aren’t my cup of tea to start with. Regardless, when it popped up in my Netflix instant queue, I didn’t have a good reason not to watch it anymore and so, with not many expectations, I delved into what could be the most blah movie I’ve seen in quite some time.